Dr. Sheila J. Bosch is an assistant professor in the Department of Interior Design, College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida. Previously having served as the Director of Research at Gresham, Smith and Partners, Sheila is a national thought leader regarding evidence-based design. Her research with UF’s Engage Design Lab is focused on improving occupants’ experiences in educational and healthcare environments. Sheila is an invited member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Advisory Panel on the Evidence Base for Patient & Family-Centered Care and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several peer-reviewed publications, including Health Environments Research and Design journal and the Journal of Interior Design. In 2014, she was named top researcher by Healthcare Design magazine’s HCD10 awards for her significant contributions to healthcare design.